The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 534 542 496
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -46
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 78 94 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.25% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 60 55 109
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36789 37941 39275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.07% 83.56% 82.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31104 30830 33501
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in London

Security Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +26 12 £52,500 -4.54% 5
Uxbridge - 6 £60,000 -
Sidcup - 3 £30,000 - 1
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing.

1 61 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
1 61 (37.89%) QA
2 53 (32.92%) Information Security
3 45 (27.95%) Penetration Testing
4 43 (26.71%) C#
5 41 (25.47%) Security Cleared
6 36 (22.36%) Degree
7 33 (20.50%) Java
8 32 (19.88%) SQL
8 32 (19.88%) Automated Testing
9 30 (18.63%) Migration
10 27 (16.77%) Risk Management
10 27 (16.77%) Mobile App
11 26 (16.15%) Finance
11 26 (16.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 23 (14.29%) JIRA
12 23 (14.29%) Selenium
12 23 (14.29%) Software Testing
12 23 (14.29%) Security Architecture
13 22 (13.66%) Load Testing
13 22 (13.66%) Mentoring
13 22 (13.66%) Git (software)
13 22 (13.66%) Visual Studio
13 22 (13.66%) SC Cleared
14 21 (13.04%) Jenkins
14 21 (13.04%) Bugzilla
14 21 (13.04%) Computer Science
15 20 (12.42%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (12.42%) ISEB
15 20 (12.42%) Software Engineering

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.48%) IIS
2 1 (0.62%) Apache
2 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.59%) SaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.70%) Firewall
1 14 (8.70%) Network Security
2 9 (5.59%) HTTP
3 8 (4.97%) Internet
4 7 (4.35%) Wireless
5 6 (3.73%) Wireless Security
6 5 (3.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.86%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.24%) WAN
8 2 (1.24%) SMTP
9 1 (0.62%) FTP
9 1 (0.62%) LDAP
9 1 (0.62%) LAN
9 1 (0.62%) VPN
9 1 (0.62%) DNS
9 1 (0.62%) SSL
9 1 (0.62%) DMZ
9 1 (0.62%) Intranet
9 1 (0.62%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.62%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (1.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.24%) MySQL
3 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (14.29%) JIRA
1 23 (14.29%) Selenium
2 22 (13.66%) Visual Studio
2 22 (13.66%) Git (software)
3 21 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 21 (13.04%) Bugzilla
4 20 (12.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (9.32%) JMeter
6 14 (8.70%) TeamCity
7 12 (7.45%) LoadRunner
7 12 (7.45%) SoapUI
8 10 (6.21%) WebDriver
9 8 (4.97%) Cucumber
9 8 (4.97%) Hudson
9 8 (4.97%) Jasmine
9 8 (4.97%) Karma Test Runner
9 8 (4.97%) NUnit
10 7 (4.35%) CruiseControl
10 7 (4.35%) Eclipse
11 6 (3.73%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 26 (16.15%) Finance
2 10 (6.21%) Games
3 9 (5.59%) Legal
4 8 (4.97%) Banking
5 5 (3.11%) Marketing
6 2 (1.24%) Retail
6 2 (1.24%) Military
6 2 (1.24%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.24%) Back Office
7 1 (0.62%) Law
7 1 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (16.77%) Analyst
2 25 (15.53%) Consultant
3 23 (14.29%) Tester
4 22 (13.66%) Penetration Tester
5 21 (13.04%) Test Manager
6 16 (9.94%) Security Consultant
6 16 (9.94%) Security Analyst
7 15 (9.32%) Ethical Hacker
8 14 (8.70%) Test Engineer
9 9 (5.59%) Security Specialist
10 8 (4.97%) Senior Test Engineer
10 8 (4.97%) QA Manager
11 7 (4.35%) Applications Consultant
11 7 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (4.35%) Architect
11 7 (4.35%) QA Engineer
11 7 (4.35%) Security Architect
11 7 (4.35%) Security Engineer
11 7 (4.35%) QA Test Manager
12 6 (3.73%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.94%) SOAP
2 15 (9.32%) .NET
3 14 (8.70%) Web Services
4 10 (6.21%) WCF
4 10 (6.21%) REST
5 9 (5.59%) Gherkin
6 7 (4.35%) RESTful
6 7 (4.35%) SAML
6 7 (4.35%) COM
7 3 (1.86%) JSP
8 2 (1.24%) XML
8 2 (1.24%) JSON
9 1 (0.62%) HTML
9 1 (0.62%) HTML5
9 1 (0.62%) LAMP
9 1 (0.62%) Ajax
9 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.77%) Mobile App
2 21 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 18 (11.18%) Open Source
4 14 (8.70%) CESG
5 11 (6.83%) Management Information System
6 10 (6.21%) Online Games
7 9 (5.59%) CESG CLAS
8 8 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (3.73%) RMADS
10 4 (2.48%) N-Tier
10 4 (2.48%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (1.86%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.86%) PKI
11 3 (1.86%) Derivative
11 3 (1.86%) Mathematics
12 2 (1.24%) GIS
12 2 (1.24%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.62%) Mobile Computing
13 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.45%) UNIX
2 11 (6.83%) Linux
3 7 (4.35%) Windows
4 4 (2.48%) Solaris
4 4 (2.48%) Android
4 4 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (32.92%) Information Security
3 45 (27.95%) Penetration Testing
4 32 (19.88%) Automated Testing
5 30 (18.63%) Migration
6 27 (16.77%) Risk Management
7 23 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 23 (14.29%) Security Architecture
8 22 (13.66%) Mentoring
8 22 (13.66%) Load Testing
9 20 (12.42%) Software Engineering
9 20 (12.42%) Ethical Hacking
10 19 (11.80%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (11.18%) Test Automation
12 17 (10.56%) E-Commerce
13 16 (9.94%) Data Migration
14 15 (9.32%) Test Management
14 15 (9.32%) Test Scripting
14 15 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (9.32%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.71%) C#
2 33 (20.50%) Java
3 32 (19.88%) SQL
4 16 (9.94%) C++
5 13 (8.07%) C
6 12 (7.45%) PHP
7 8 (4.97%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.73%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.11%) Ruby
10 4 (2.48%) Scala
11 3 (1.86%) VB
12 2 (1.24%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.62%) Groovy
13 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.62%) Python
13 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (25.47%) Security Cleared
2 36 (22.36%) Degree
3 22 (13.66%) SC Cleared
4 20 (12.42%) ISEB
5 17 (10.56%) CISSP
6 10 (6.21%) ISTQB
7 9 (5.59%) CEH
8 7 (4.35%) GIAC
9 4 (2.48%) CISA
9 4 (2.48%) CISM
9 4 (2.48%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.48%) OSCP
9 4 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (1.24%) GPEN
11 1 (0.62%) OSCE
11 1 (0.62%) PCI QSA
11 1 (0.62%) SSCP
11 1 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (37.89%) QA
2 26 (16.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (8.70%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.73%) COBIT
5 3 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.86%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.62%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.62%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (1.86%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.62%) Puppet
2 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.62%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.35%) VMware
3 3 (1.86%) Google
3 3 (1.86%) McAfee
3 3 (1.86%) Splunk
3 3 (1.86%) Oracle
3 3 (1.86%) AppDynamics
4 2 (1.24%) Dell
4 2 (1.24%) Coverity
5 1 (0.62%) F5
5 1 (0.62%) Blue Coat
5 1 (0.62%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.62%) Apple
5 1 (0.62%) Websense
5 1 (0.62%) Rackspace
Central London / West End
Intelletect
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sidcup
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Salary: Up to £30,000 (depending on experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £35k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago